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Re: [vox-tech] OT - Finding slope of a line, with lots of points

# Re: [vox-tech] OT - Finding slope of a line, with lots of points

```Okay doky

Thanks
Jay
----- Original Message -----
From: "Matt Roper" <matt@mattrope.com>
To: <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
Sent: Friday, March 21, 2003 4:17 PM
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] OT - Finding slope of a line, with lots of points

> I think you're referring to linear regression -- try doing a Google
> search on that and you should find lots of algorithms and
> implementations.
>
>
> Matt
>
> On Fri, Mar 21, 2003 at 03:52:35PM -0600, Jay Strauss wrote:
> > Sorry, I already googled, but can't find what I'm looking for.
> >
> > I remember back in science class (must have been Chem), we'd do
experiments
> > and plot a bunch of points on graph paper.  Then we'd fudge a line that
went
> > thru the points (trying to get equal numbers of points on one side of
the
> > line as the other), and that was our "expected" slope.
> >
> > Is there some formula or algorithm for doing this with a computer? (I'll
do
> > it in Perl)  Or where, under what topic would I go a googling?
> >
> > Thank
> > Jay
> >
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